Odyssey B. Lloyd

18 August 1826–5 September 1893 (Age 67)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Odyssey B.

When Odyssey B. Lloyd was born on 18 August 1826, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Lemuel F. Lloyd, was 37 and her mother, Susanna Davis, was 33. She married George Groseclose on 7 May 1846, in Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Fabius Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 September 1893, in Schuyler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Walker Chapel Cemetery, Fabius Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Groseclose
Odyssey B. Lloyd
Marriage: 7 May 1846
Maryland Jane Groseclose
Cena L Groseclose
Joseph Ward Groseclose
Susan D Groseclose
Eliza Catherine Groseclose
Georgiann Groseclose
Mary Groseclose
William Groseclose
McGuffey W. “Guff” Groseclose
Lee Price Groseclose
Tillman Groseclose
Melcena Groseclose
Edward L. Groseclose
Sarah Ellan Groseclose
Child Groseclose

Spouse and Children

7 May 1846
Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Lemuel F. Lloyd


    Susanna Davis




World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 3

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 4

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 24

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

Welsh: descriptive nickname from Welsh llwyd ‘gray’. In Welsh the color term llwyd also includes shades of brown, and it is likely that, when used with reference to younger men, llwyd denoted brown or mouse-colored hair.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Odessa Grossclore im Haushalt von George Grossclore, „United States Census, 1850“
  • Odesa B Gross im Haushalt von George Gross, „United States Census, 1860“
  • Odessa Grossclose im Haushalt von George Grossclose, „United States Census, 1850“

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